Infiltrating the best market in the world? it’s possible. Even totally feasible. And we have good news for all those who have dreamt of spending a night in the bustling Rungis market place between the frenzy of the seafood and the poetry of the flower pavilion...
For the first time, Rungis is delocalizing for a weekend at the Grand Palais. A real festival of good eats with a typical Parisian sauce. And we have good news for lazy bones: you need not even get up early!
Rungis at the heart of Paris
Forget the nostalgia for Les Halles and the Stomach of Paris. Meats, flowers, fruit and vegetables, cheese, eggs, fish, fine groceries: you are going to have access to the best producers while benefiting from tiny prices ordinarily reserved for restaurant professionals. A small tip? Show up with a shopping cart and a large tote.
The suppliers of star chefs at friendly prices
Behind the stands: Vergers Saint Eustache, foie gras from Maison Masse, terrific cheese from Maison Bruel or truffles, mushrooms and special sprouts from Maison Boutet…
In short: all the big names from Rungis supplying leading star chefs, starting with Thierry Marx, the godfather of this first, are on deck. A great way to upgrade your icebox!
The Rungis restaurants set up in the NEF
You always dreamt of having a (very) early large meal with the Les Halles strongmen? In addition to this incredible market, the cult restaurants of Rungis have taken over the Food Court: La Cantine du Troquet of Christian Etchebest or La Marée have also moved under the Nave of the Grand Palais.
Reservations suggested: €15 per entrance. Free entrance for kids under 12 years old.
Rungis au Grand Palais from Friday the 15th to Sunday the 17th of November at 8pm. Late night on Saturday until 11PM.
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